Lakhwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between December 20, 1986 and December 21, 1986

Male, age 23


Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Lakhwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between December 20, 1986 and December 21,  1986, in Jandiala, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, December 16, 1986

Place of abduction

Village drain

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between December 20, 1986 and December 21, 1986

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Patti


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harcharan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jandiala

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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